Kourtney Kardashian is at the center of a Twitter storm today after she endorsed brother-in-law, Kanye West for president.
Here's what we know...
Who remembers Kanye's alarming antics during his presidential campaign earlier this year?Most of us do, I'm sure. But it seems that the rapper now stands a chance as people are officially voting for him to become the next president of the United States.
It all started on July 4th.On Twitter, he suddenly revealed that he would be running for president.
Now, in the last couple of years, Kanye has been dabbling in and out of the world of American politics.Back in 2018, Kanye, who is an avid Trump supporter, sat down with the president in the Oval Office where he proclaimed his support and declared Trump a “hero" in a bizarre, rambling televised monologue that spawned myriad parodies.
But this year, he finally took things to the next level.
Taking to Twitter, Kanye wrote: "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision, and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020Vision."
We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am runni… https://t.co/MySzN3vjIB— ye (@ye)1593909493.0
Despite teasing the idea for years...
Nobody ever thought that he'd actually do it. Also, what happened to having an education and experience in politics before you could even think about being president?
@stonecold2050 I’d like to request a candidate with military,legal,business and humanitarian experience. OH ALSO wi… https://t.co/EcITA9pE98— R° (@R°)1593978652.0
But, regardless of the haters, the rapper has been deadset on his "2020 vision"...And in July, he hosted his first-ever campaign rally.
However, his first campaign proved to be an extremely chaotic and alarming experience.Kanye, who was clad in a bullet-proof vest with the numbers "2020" shaved into his head, threw his rally in Charleston, South Carolina, where he seemed to whip up various policy decisions right there on the spot... including humiliating his wife and family in the process!
He firstly disclosed how he and Kim had discussed the possibility of abortion when she found out she was pregnant with North...
Through tears, Kanye ranted:"Then she said, 'I'm pregnant.' I said, 'Yes!' Then I said, 'No.' I gotta tell you what was in my mind. She was crying. She said she was pregnant, and for one month, and two months, and three months, we talked about her not having this child. She had the pills in her hand. When you take the pills, and if you take it, the baby's gone."
He acknowledged that Kim may file for divorce following his revelation...But, again, he didn't seem to care. "So even if my wife were to divorce me after this speech, she brought North into the world, even when I didn't want to. She stood up, and she protected that child."
Kanye was crying so hard, it was difficult to understand what he was saying...The man was clearly in a lot of pain which arose so much concern about him running for president.
Kanye didn't stop there, however.
Firstly, he posted a photograph of his kids and a Playboy shoot.Kanye wrote this: "West children will never do Playboy... West."
He then continued...Firstly, he referred to his own wife as "North's mom," which was shocking enough already and then talked about her sex tape, calling it a "sex rape."
He then threatened momager, Kris Jenner, in another tweet.He urged her "not to play with him" which is a direct translation of "don't test me." He also wrote that she's not allowed around his kids anymore because she tried to "lock him up."
Kim Kardashian was forced to address Kanye's erratic behavior...
And she posted a lengthy Instagram story explaining how difficult it is to live with bipolar disorder and how she will do anything to protect her husband and her children.
Kim Kardashian just broke her silence about husband Kanye West's bipolar disorder and very public mental health cri… https://t.co/X0uuk1J7Gn— Perez (@Perez)1595428308.0
But the one thing about Kim's statement that really stood out for fans was when she described her family as being "powerless" against Kanye."Those that understand mental illness or even compulsive behavior know that the family is powerless unless the member is a minor," she said.
It was, understandably, a terrible time for Kanye and his family...
Kanye's presidential campaign was gradually brushed under the carpet...And it was replaced with the firey face-off between President Trump and Joe Biden.
But now, there's been a shift in mood.It turns out that people are that sick of Trump and Biden's arguing that Kanye's campaign has been reignited... And he's back in the running for being president!
Okay, so Kanye is actually running as a vice-presidential candidate for the American Independent Party...But the rapper took to Twitter to share a photo of a ballot card with his name scrawled under the write-in section, along with the caption: "Friends writing me in."
Here is Kanye's tweet:
Do you think he'll actually get the chance to be the next president of the United States? Or do you think this is just yet another one of his little games?
Friends writing me in 🕊 https://t.co/bC4NvFBWB5— ye (@ye)1602214076.0
Well, regardless of his slim chances, the Kardashians are 100% backing him.Kourtney recently posted this on her Instagram Selfies - a mirror selfie while she sported a "Vote for Kanye" hat. She also included a link to his merch website where fans can purchase that hat for $40.
Clearly, this was Kourtney's attempt at getting her 100 million strong following to back Kanye...
Twitter has descended into a total frenzy.
People are totally and utterly outraged at Kourtney's "irresponsible" post, and have slammed her for trying to sway people's opinions in order to gain a vote for Trump.
This is showing me AND YOUR THOUSANDS OF FOLLOWERS that you do not care about anyone but yourself. VOTING is so imp… https://t.co/z0tJ6Xn6rU— lauren (@lauren)1602813901.0
@kanyewest @kourtneykardash Wow! Kourtney,I thought that U were the only Kardashian that may have a little bit of i… https://t.co/D4Zr4Ty27Q— Social Media Guru (@Social Media Guru)1602818793.0
Kourtney kardashian endorsed Kanye for president. I’m done.— Nolan Andrew (@Nolan Andrew)1602863943.0
Why would you be so reckless with that vote for Kanye hat @kourtneykardash? and right before the election? Do it af… https://t.co/Se6wqGCdsw— CA gal (@CA gal)1602863994.0
Ughhh kourtney kardashian posted on IG story the best vote merch & said her favourite is the next story & it was a vote Kanye hat🙄🤨— j a c k i e💜 (@j a c k i e💜)1602862778.0
I thought Kourtney Kardashian was more sensible than this. Kids have been locked in cages. 200,000+ Americans dead.… https://t.co/3oI67VqAw9— Ellie Gellard (@Ellie Gellard)1602846686.0
lol did kourtney kardashian post a fuckin story on IG with a vote Kanye hat that links to his fuckin campaign website— bailey (she/her) (@bailey (she/her))1602823248.0
So Kourtney Kardashian is a Republican and active Kanye voter it seems? Disgusting.— Saint (@Saint)1602808989.0